The Far East - January/February 2023

The Far East Magazine is published 8 times a year by St Columbans Mission Society. It features articles and photographs by Columban Missionaries from those countries where the missionaries work. The magazine was originally launched to promote mission interest in Catholic homes in Australia and New Zealand. The Far East Magazine is a major fundraiser for Columban Missionaries and was first published in Australia on 15th October, 1920.


From the Director - New Oceania Leadership

"Columban would often seek quiet places in nature where he would contemplate God. In one of his Sermons, he wrote: “If you want to know the Creator…
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The power of volunteering

It’s one of my joys to see the young and the elderly working side by side to support each other, exchanging their ideas and experiences while…
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Reflection - Return to Myanmar

Life's journey has been a blessing for me in communities of both Christians and non-Christians, all seeking peace through justice.
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A love affair continues

Francis said: “Know you are not alone and that you are not forgotten … Your work at sea often keeps you apart from others, but you are close…
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The beginnings of Warmi Huasi

Warmi Huasi began as a pastoral outreach program of the parish of Our Lady of the Missions, a Columban parish on the northern side of Lima, where…
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A woman's contribution to to Wuhan's International Catholic Community

Following her first visit to the church, the news was sent home to her father, who was quite happy to receive a correction to his assumptions…
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A Columban priest murdered for saving Filipinos

We had both received threats for supporting the rights of the poor and opposing the evildoers. That is the lot of a missionary.
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We are all interconnected

I believe that the seed they scattered in difficult circumstances has borne fruit in our work today for God’s project.
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Jesus sets before us the example and so the challenge to face up to difficult and complex challenges; to be truthful, compassionate and just.
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Mission World - January/February 2023

Mission World - January/February 2023 - Clarifications and challenges
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Columban Activities - Crossword Puzzle

Columban Activities - Crossword Puzzle
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Gift in Will

Leave a gift to Columban Missionaries in your Will.
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Audio Playlist - The Far East - January/February 2023

Listen to all the articles in this edition of the Far East.
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